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The fellowship of the ring : being the first part of The lord of the rings

Author: J R R Tolkien
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., [1986], ©1965.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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In ancient times the Rings of Power were crafted by the Elven-smiths, and Sauron, the Dark Lord, forged the One Ring, filling it with his own power so that he could rule all others. But the One Ring was taken from hiim, and though he sought it throughout Middle-earth, it remained lost to him. After many ages it fell into the hands of Bilbo Baggins, as told in The Hobbit. In a sleep village in the Shire, young Frodo  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Fantasy fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J R R Tolkien
ISBN: 0395082544 9780395082546 0395272238 9780395272237
OCLC Number: 18291996
Notes: "The text of this edition ... constitutes an authoritative edition"--Title page verso.
"Note on the text" / David A. Anderson: p. [v]-viii.
Description: viii, 423 pages, [1] folded leaf of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: by J.R.R. Tolkien.
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In ancient times the Rings of Power were crafted by the Elven-smiths, and Sauron, the Dark Lord, forged the One Ring, filling it with his own power so that he could rule all others. But the One Ring was taken from hiim, and though he sought it throughout Middle-earth, it remained lost to him. After many ages it fell into the hands of Bilbo Baggins, as told in The Hobbit. In a sleep village in the Shire, young Frodo Baggins is faced with an immense task, as the elderly Bibo entrusts the ring to his care. Frodo must make a periolous journey across Middle-earth to the Cracks of Doom, there to destroy the Ring and foil the Dark Lord in his evil purpose.

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